Analyst/Associate

Cubico

  • Full Time

To apply for this job please visit cubico.pinpointhq.com.

An opportunity as arisen to support business development in this fast paced entrepreneurial environment.

You’ll work within the Origination & Execution team looking at potential M&A deals, to assess and create detailed investment cases for a range of corporate renewable energy investments across the region.  Playing a key role in the team to assess the financial viability of a range of renewable energy investments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation of financial models for the acquisition and project financing of renewable energy projects based on project-specific characteristics and assumptions
  • Collaborate in the semi-annual valuation of the EMEA portfolio, including updating financial models for the latest assumptions and running sensitivity analysis together with the Valuations team
  • Structure transactions to establish the best approach to maximise returns
  • Assist in the preparation of investment committee presentations for new opportunities.
  • Preparing due diligence questions for company management and external advisors and assist in the preparation of all internal and external due diligence reports.
  • Review and assist in the negotiation of investment legal documentation.
  • Data room management support in investment/divestment processes.
  • Liaise with external advisers and intermediaries
  • Initial quantitative and qualitative appraisal of transactions to establish whether sectors and specific deals are worth pursuing
  • Research the infrastructure and renewables sector with focus on primary transactions
  • Analyse and compare investment opportunities, utilising discounted cash flow and multiples based analysis

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

The ideal candidate will have an academic background in Mathematics, Engineering, Finance or similar degrees. The role requires a proactive, inquisitive and flexible mindset. You will be part of a dynamic young team and will be given a great deal of responsibility and opportunity to develop your career over time. It’s likely you’ve worked in corporate finance function within an advisory firm, investment fund or developer, or possibly energy major.

You’ll need to hit the ground running and be comfortable operating at a rapid pace with (sometimes) high levels of ambiguity and the pressure of deadlines.

Desired qualifications and personal attributes include:
  • Strong academic background
  • Studying towards or completed an ACA/CFA or equivalent
  • Excellent financial modeller – strong understanding of best practice principles, able to construct models from scratch, operate and manage them
  • Detailed understanding of financial statements – P&L, cash flow and balance sheet
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of presenting financial / energy consumption data
  • Proficient with Excel & experience with MS Word and PowerPoint
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, proactive and flexible
  • Strong organisation and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the renewables sector advantageous
  • Practical and commercial approach
  • Ability to manage multiple and shifting priorities
  • Team player able to thrive in a cross-cultural environment
  • Fluency in any other European language is a plus

Benefits

This is a great opportunity to work with an ambitious global company with a competitive package and benefits.

About Cubico Sustainable Investments

Cubico Sustainable Investments (Cubico), a London-headquartered firm, is one of the world’s leaders in providing renewable energy across the Americas and Europe.  Cubico was established in 2015 to manage and invest in renewable energy assets globally. Owned equally by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and PSP Investments, the firm has significant capital to invest and is committed to a long-term growth strategy designed to make it one of the largest and best in class renewable energy investors in the world.
Cubico holds a portfolio of around 4 GW, with assets across the wind, solar PV, solar thermal and transmission line technologies. Covering the whole energy chain from development and construction to operation, the company’s portfolio is located across 12 countries: Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay, the United States (USA), France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain, the United Kingdom (UK) and Australia.
Cubico is driven by five core values: diversity, respect, integrity, value creation and excellence, which make up our sixth value, DRIVE. These values encourage employees to take pride and satisfaction in their work, strive to achieve their goals and go the extra mile to attain outstanding results. Cubico’s employees are central to its success and, as a result, the company looks for people who believe in its purpose, will take full account of its impact and are motivated to make a positive contribution to the world.
As part of Cubico culture and values, we embrace diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building talented teams that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We particularly encourage applications from under-represented minority groups.